The Associated Press, NPR, Philadelphia Inquirer & New York Times are all talking about the Rosenbach's Sendak Mural
Last week, the Rosenbach Museum & Library made a big announcement - the museum is now home to a rare mural painted circa 1961 by author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. In the months leading up to The Chertoff Mural’s arrival to the museum, Canary Promotion worked closely with RML staff members to tell this remarkable story. The wide-reaching media campaign has yielded several extensive features including an Associated Press article which moved on the wire yesterday, a segment on NPR’s leading news show All Things Considered, a front page story in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sunday edition and a New York Times feature.
These top press hits tell the charming story behind the mural through interviews with Maurice Sendak, Nina and Larry Chertoff (the now adult children for whom the mural was painted), Judy Guston, Curator and Director of Collections at the Rosenbach, and Cassie Myers, the mural conservation artist.
All Things Considered: A Parade, Restored: A Maurice Sendak Mural Goes From Bedroom To Gallery
Maurice Sendak Mural Has New Home in Philadelphia: Maurice Sendak mural moved from longtime NYC home to Philadelphia museum devoted to his work
Rosenbach Museum obtains whimsical Sendak mural
Moving Sendak’s Wall
For background information, view our comprehensive press release featuring details about the mural’s unique history and the museum’s extraordinary efforts to bring this work of art to Philadelphia all the way from a 13th floor apartment overlooking Central Park in New York.
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